Tonari Gumi extends its thoughts and best wishes for all of the people struggling in Japan with this tragic earthquake and tsunami. The Red Cross has recommended that any support be financial rather than material goods. Donations may be made via toll free phone at 1-800-418-1111 or online at www.redcross.ca/helpnow and you can designate “Japan Earthquake Relief”. You can also text donations in $5 increments to 30333 and type in ASIA. For those trying to contact family in Japan, please contact the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs at 613-943-1055 or toll free at 1-800-387-3124. For updated information and email, go to http://www.international.gc.ca/international/index.aspx.
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Tonari Gumi, along with the Japanese Community of British Columbia, have joined together to coordinate fundraising and support as the BC Japan Earthquake Relief Fund “Japan Love Project”. Please visit the Japan Love Project website at www.japanlove.ca for further information regarding Japan Earthquake Relief and how you can help with the relief efforts. Press Release